EOCO signs MoU with Ghana Internet Safety Foundation (GISF)


Accra, Ghana – 16th April 2024,

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghana Internet Safety Foundation (GISF) in Accra. The MoU sought to promote internet safety and combating online threats. Speaking at the ceremony, Executive Director of EOCO, COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah said “It is my great pleasure to welcome you all warmly to the Economic and Organised Crime Office to be part of the signing ceremony of an MOU between EOCO and Ghana Internet Safety Foundation”

“It is worth noting that EOCO’s Strategic Plan in Strategic Priority 3 mandates the Office to ‘Partner Law Enforcement Agencies and other relevant institutions’ and its sub section Strategic Pillar 4 which highlights EOCO’s engagement with the Media and General Public”

“The purpose of the MOU is to establish a framework for collaboration between GISF and EOCO in conducting joint online safety awareness campaigns aimed at target audiences in Ghana”  She added that the collaboration also sought to leverage the strengths and expertise of both institutions to enhance online safety and reduce cybercrime in Ghana.

“I must emphasize that this partnership also seeks to create a sater adigital space for all internet users in Ghana”

“The world today is an interconnected global space where the internet plays a central role in our daily lives, ensuring its satety and security is paramount to the functions and objectives of this Office”

“Per the scope of collaboration stated in the MOU. both Institutions will work lowords; Education and Awareness

Capacity building”

President of GISF, Emmanuel Adinkrah who joined via zoom commended EOCO for its fight against cyber crime.

He was confident that the MoU signed will be the beginning of internet safety and combating of online threats.

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